Another Award for Johannesburg Housing Company

Less than a month after winning the prestigious UN Habitat Award, JHC walked away with another prominent award.

JHC was awarded the First Annual Govan Mbeki Housing Award for Best Housing Institution of the Year at a gala event in Kempton Park on Friday.

Addressing the award's ceremony, Housing Minister Lindiwe Sisulu said the awards provided an opportunity for sharing information, examining lessons and strengthening partnerships within the housing sector.

Other award recipients were:

  • The eThekwini Metro for its efforts in eradicating informal settlements.
  • Anglo Platinum for establishing the Sunflower Housing Company (SHC) to build houses in the Rustenburg Local Municipality in the North West.
  • Woman for Housing, Slum Dwellers International, Radio 702 and Cape Talk Radio for their outstanding support to the Department of Housing’s sustainable human settlement programme.

Photo: Lindi Malinga (Manager of Makhulong-A-Matala) receiving the Govan Mbeki Housing Award on behalf of the Johannesburg Housing Company.